Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

William Lawless

RAF. British

Born  20 Dec 1921Warrington, Lancashire
Died   2002(80)Warrington, Lancashire

Roster information listed for William Lawless

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
StrathallanTroop transportPassenger21 Dec 1942U-562 (1)

Personal information

Son of William and Alice Lawless, of Warrington. William "Bill" Lawless had "celebrated" his 21st birthday just a couple of hours before Strathallan was torpedoed. He was rescued and went on to serve the next three years in North Africa.


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